Written by Jill Sheets
Up and coming singer Alabama Luella Barker is REALLY talented. You may know her as the daughter of Blink-182’s Travis Barker, but when you are listening to her new song “Our House” you will be able to tell that she is going to have an amazing career and make a name for herself. Read on and learn more about her, her music, who she would like to work with, and who her biggest influence is. Also, don’t forget to check out her video below for “Our House” after you are done reading this interview.
R: Tell us about yourself and how you got your start singing.
A: I always used to dance and sing when I was younger, and that hasn’t changed. It’s fun!
R: Tell us about your song “Our House.”
A: I worked on it with Rachel West, my dad Travis Barker, and John Feldmann. It’s really fun and chill, and just about having fun with your friends.
R: Where can people get your music?
A: Everywhere! iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud…wherever you get your music.
R: What is your favorite song to belt out in your room or in the car?
A: Currently, it’s “Hold On” by Janine.
R: If you could work with anyone who would they be?
A: Oooh. Definitely Beyoncé or Rihanna.
R: I read that you were credited for writing “She’s Out of Her Mind” by Blink-182. Is that true?
A: That wasn’t really supposed to happen. I just went in there and started playing, and they were recording me. Then my dad told me that they were going to put it on the album. It was so cool.
R: Who has been your biggest influence and why?
A: Getting to see my dad perform and tour has been a big influence.
A: I want to keep working on music and fashion! I can’t wait to get started on my next single.
R: What do you do in your spare time?
A: I love doing makeup. It’s so fun.
R: tell us about your pet pig!
A: I used to have a pet pig named Chad, but he got too big so he lives with my aunt now. He’s so cute, and I still see him a lot!
R: It is not easy growing up these days. What advice would you give teen girls today?
A: To just do your own thing and not worry about what other people think.
R: Are you on any social networking sites? If so, which ones and what are their handles? Do you have an official website and/or YouTube page?
A: Yes! I’m on Instagram at @alabamaluellabarker and I have a YouTube channel too where you can check out the music video.
R: Is there anything else you would like to add or say to your fans?
A: Thank you to everyone who supports me and my music.